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Add 3/42 and 5/60

3/42 + 5/60 is 13/84.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 60 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 10 = 420,
    3/42 = 3 × 10/42 × 10 = 30/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 7 = 420,
    5/60 = 5 × 7/60 × 7 = 35/420
  4. Add the two fractions:
    30/420 + 35/420 = 30 + 35/420 = 65/420
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 13/84

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